Pinot Riflesso

Sant’Agata Pinot Nero
I.G.T. 2016

DenominationPinot Nero IGT Toscana
Variety GrapesPinot Nero 100%
First vintage produced2016
SoilClay Mineral
Altitude of the vineyard290 m
Hectares1
ExposureNorth-East/South-West
System of farming vineyardsSpurred Cordon
Strains density (N/Ha)5.850
Yield per hectare (Kg/Ha)5.500
Period of harvestFirst Week Of September
WinemakingSteel-Barrels
AgingMore Than 12 Months
Aging in bottleMore Than 12 Months
Alcohol content14%

The grapes are hand-harvested, and placing it in small boxes, which is followed by a destemming-soft pressing and maceration on the skins for about 3 weeks.

At the end the following pressing equally soft and the wine is introduced, by gravity, into steel tanks until the end of malolactic fermentation.

Subsequently, a part of the wine is destined for ageing in oak barrels of small capacity, mainly barriques of 225 lt, for at least a year. Following the bottling, to preserve the original characteristics of the fruit, it is lightly filtered and capped with the corks of the best quality available on the market.

Color: ruby red with grenate-finish violet riflesses

Perfume: intense spice of black pepper, cloves, cinnamon and sugar cane. Fruit sensations of cherry, orange red, pomegranate; floreal notes of rosehips, sensations of potpourri and sweet violet with earthy undertones and a slight accent of truffles and minerals.

Taste: fresh, structured, with intense mineral component; sensations of underwood fused to light fruit and floral components. Tannin, medium-grained with a long of brushwood, floral aromas, spicy and persistent.

The floral notes of rose and violets and more refined leather, tobacco and spices make it suitable for pairings with: truffle risotto,pasta with meatsauce, roast duck,game,lamb, cheese, fish dishes.


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